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How to achieve an amazing morning routine in 5 simple steps

A good morning routine will set you up for a great day ahead. Since Emma left her corporate life in 2015, the alarm clock still goes off at the same time every weekday morning and she’s often at her desk by 8am ready to start working on emails and client work. A morning routine can […]

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2020 – The Look Back Post

What a year 2020 has been.  If you’d said at the start of the year, we’d find ourselves in the middle of a pandemic where we wouldn’t be allowed to mix with our loved ones and friends, that ‘sitting on a park bench was allowed’ and there would be scuffles over pasta and toilet roll […]

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How to make Batch Working work for you

Most of us probably start our working day with a ‘bit of a plan’ as to what needs to be completed by the time you switch you computer off. BUT how many of us are jumping from one task to another to another. What is batch working and how could it work for you? Multi […]

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5 Achievements in 5 Years

Celebrate!!! We’re so proud to be celebrating our 5th birthday with you this month. We couldn’t let it slide by without sharing our Top 5 Achievements with you all. Getting Started When Emma left her corporate life after almost 15 years at the same company, she wasn’t sure where her path was going to take […]

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Using a Virtual Assistant – a case study with Reshma Field

If you’re thinking of hiring a Virtual Assistant but are still unsure whether it’s right for your business we’ve written a case study to help better explain. Reshma Field runs two very different businesses but remains super passionate about both of them.  A former partner at a law firm in Kent plus the head of […]

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5 Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

If you’re looking at the rest of the year ahead and wondering if this is the time to get organised then this blog will explain the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant.  Are you constantly looking at your to do list and wondering how your going to do it all?  Often in business it’s a […]

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5 tasks you can easily hand over to a Virtual Assistant

You’ve made the decision that you want to start working with a Virtual Assistant but how on earth do you decide what tasks you can immediately start to hand over? Calendar Management Calendar management can be critical when running your own business. We’ve all experienced trying to set up a meeting and it’s taken 5 […]

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Understanding why success is different for everyone

We’re all chasing success in one form of another but what exactly does success mean? Defining your own success means knowing what you really mean.  Everyone has a difference of opinion however the dictionary describes it as: More often than not, the word success might bring to mind more money, a better car, a bigger […]

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Why I love being a Virtual Assistant

In October 2020, we’ll be celebrating 5 years of running Boatman Admin Services. As with all areas of life, there’s been highs and lows, laughter and tears and lots of happy clients! Apart from the benefit of being self-employed, being your own boss, choosing the hours you work and projects you want to work on, […]

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What is the new ‘normal’?

It looks as though June 2020 is the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. The last 9 or 10 weeks of lockdown has caused a lot of reflection for both us at BAS HQ and for our clients. Whilst there is talk of ‘normal’ – what will that look like and will people […]